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Injured, Yoel Romero Gives Octagon Interview Sitting on the Canvas (UFC 221 Video) | MMAWeekly.com

Presumably injured during the fight, Yoel Romero gave his in-Octagon interview while sitting on the canvas at UFC 221.

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UFC 221 ‘Rockhold vs. Romero’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero Mark Hunt vs. Curtis Blaydes Tai Tuivasa vs. Cyril Asker Jake Matthews vs. Li Jingliang Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov Damien Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim Rob Wilkinson vs. Israel Adesanya Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Sherdog's live UFC 221 coverage kicks off Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Check out the MMA Forums to discuss the card or enter your comments and predictions below. Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Rob Wilkinson vs.

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Play by Play Radio - UFC 221: Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold

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UFC 221 play-by-play and live results

Round 1 – Abe winds up working to the center, and they trade kicks from range. Abe quick on the trigger early, but Jumeau happy to counter as he retreats. Abe still working the legs and adding punches behind it. Big right over the top for Jumeau. Another big shot staggers Abe a bit. Jumeau showing patience with his follow. Jumeau catches a kick from his opponent, but Abe drives in a nice right hand. Halfway through the round. Abe still pressing, and he lands a big right hand. Jumeau forced to cover as Abe unleashes a barrage of strikes that are mostly blocked. Abe finally backs away. Jumeau drives forward, but Abe with a big right hand. Jumeau hurt and covering. Abe again trying to unleash a flurry of shots. Jumeau kneeling but does work back to his feet through the strikes. On the restart, Jumeau pushes an off-balance Abe to the ground, but the Japanese fighter pops back to his feet and lands another big right hand. They trade punches on the feet, and MMAjunkie gives a fun first to Abe, 10-9.

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Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 221: Yoel Romero Pockets $10,000 | BJPenn.com

In the main event of this anticipated card, former Olympic silver medalist and long-time UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero executed one of his best wins to date, clubbing former champion Luke Rockhold to a third-round knockout win . With this win, Romero seems to have secured himself a rematch with the division’s current champion Robert Whittaker .

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Jussier Formiga's Stellar Finish Tops UFC 221 Post-Fight Bonuses | MMAWeekly.com

UFC 221 had to overcome some turbulence en route to the promotion’s first event in Perth, Australia, but several of the fighters on the card delivered stellar performances, earning post-fight bonuses. 

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Congrats to Yoel. He earned that victory. Straight up earned it!!!! Luke certainly made sure he had to work his butt off for it but the old guy prevailed! No real loser in this fight. Both gave all they had. Maybe Luke should drop down a weight class. I'm betting he could do it.

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Jake Matthews Starts Strong, Earns the Decision (UFC 221 Highlights) | MMAWeekly.com

Check out highlights from Jake Matthews’ victory over Li Jingliang at UFC 221 on Saturday in Perth, Australia.

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Matches to Make After UFC 221

Yoel Romero ’s unsettling wax-and-wane approach claimed yet another victim in the disheveled Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight division. The 2000 Olympic silver medalist blew away former 185-pound champion Luke Rockhold with punches in the third round of their UFC 221 main event on Saturday before an announced crowd of 12,437 at Perth Arena in Perth Australia. Romero drew the curtain 1:48 into Round 3, recording the seventh third-round finish of his career. Rockhold appeared to have the upper hand when the fight-ending sequence occurred. The 33-year-old Santa Cruz, California, native had kept Romero at bay with kicks and grown increasingly effective with his jab. However, it all unraveled when the American Top Team brute split the air with a jarring left cross that sent Rockhold to the canvas in a dazed and defenseless state. Romero, 40, followed with a standing-to-ground uppercut that snapped back his counterpart’s head and forced referee Marc Goddard to act on his behalf. In the aftermath of UFC 221 “Romero vs.

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UFC 221 ‘Rockhold vs. Romero’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero Mark Hunt vs. Curtis Blaydes Tai Tuivasa vs. Cyril Asker Jake Matthews vs. Li Jingliang Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov Damien Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim Rob Wilkinson vs. Israel Adesanya Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Sherdog's live UFC 221 coverage kicks off Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Check out the MMA Forums to discuss the card or enter your comments and predictions below. Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Rob Wilkinson vs.

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Alexander Volkanovski Calls Out ‘Bullies’ Stephens, Fili After Dominant UFC 221 Win

Alexander Volkanovski announced his presence as a force to be reckoned with in the featherweight division with a dominant victory over Jeremy Kennedy at UFC 221 on Saturday night. The 29-year-old Aussie overwhelmed his previously unbeaten opponent, outlanding Kennedy by a 105-to-11 count in total strikes en route to a technical knockout victory 4:57 into round two. The win improved Alexander “The Great” to 4-0 in the UFC and 17-1 overall, and he believes he has sent a message to the rest of the division. “I haven’t lost a round. I’m walking through these opponents,” Volkanovski said. “No disrespect to my opponents, but I’m just too strong for this division. People think I should be a bantamweight, but look at what I’m doing to the strongest guys in this division. We were both 3-0. A lot of people don’t want to fight us grinders, so I’m a big threat to the division, and I think I got to show that today.” The former Pacific Xtreme Combat champion took Kennedy down in both frames and landed ferocious ground-and-pound from above.

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UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold Full Results and Live Fight Stats | MMAWeekly.com

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live analytics and the latest results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. The first UFC 221 bout is scheduled to begin on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT in North America. The event is slated for Sunday, Feb. 11, local time in Australia.)

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UFC 221 results: Curtis Blaydes dominates Mark Hunt for biggest win of career

Blaydes tried for a takedown early in the second, but Hunt defended it and the two went back to the center. Hunt just missed a right hand, then stayed patient looking for his opening agianst the taller Blaydes. Midway through the round, Blaydes landed a big takedown, then slowly went to work on top. He did just enough to avoid getting stood up, though the heaviest of his strikes came in the final 20 seconds of the round.

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UFC 221 ‘Rockhold vs. Romero’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero Mark Hunt vs. Curtis Blaydes Tai Tuivasa vs. Cyril Asker Jake Matthews vs. Li Jingliang Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov Damien Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim Rob Wilkinson vs. Israel Adesanya Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Sherdog's live UFC 221 coverage kicks off Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Check out the MMA Forums to discuss the card or enter your comments and predictions below. Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Rob Wilkinson vs.

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UFC 221 Prelims: Jussier da Silva Chokes Ben Nguyen Unconscious in Australia

Jussier got the JUICE! @JussierFormiga with the spinning back-fist to rear-naked choke for the TKO win! #UFC221 https://t.co/BFDnUMIZiz — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 11, 2018 Jussier da Silva made his case for an Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight title shot, and he did so in dramatic fashion. The former Shooto Americas champion throttled Ben Nguyen in the third round of their UFC 221 “Romero vs. Rockhold” prelim on Saturday at Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. Nguyen (18-7, 4-2 UFC) lost consciousness 1:43 into Round 3, his modest two-fight winning streak at an end. Da Silva (21-5, 7-4 UFC) took down and mounted the South Dakota native in the first round, then withstood an elbow strike that split him open near the hairline in the second. No one could have envisioned what led to the finish. Da Silva countered an early third-round head kick with a perfectly timed spinning backfist that floored the taekwondo black belt and left him vulnerable to the follow-up attack. “Formiga” moved to the back and cinched the fight-ending choke on the still-dazed Nguyen.

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UFC 221 Bonuses: Matthews, Li, Adesanya, ‘Formiga’ Receive $50K Awards

Jake Matthews , Jingliang Li , Israel Adesanya and Jussier da Silva were the recipients of $50,000 post-fight bonuses at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia, on Saturday night. Matthews and Li received “Fight of the Night” honors for their featured welterweight scrap. Matthews dropped his foe in round one and hunted for a rear-naked choke, but “The Leech” survived. In round two, Li briefly turned the tide by gouging Matthews’ eye to escape what appeared to be a tight guillotine choke. Despite no point deduction, Matthews remained unfazed and was able to capture a hard-fought three-round verdict. Elsewhere, Adesanya captured a “Peformance of the Night” award for an impressive Octagon debut against Rob Wilkinson in a preliminary middleweight affair. The Nigerian prospect was able to defend the majority of his opponent’s takedowns throughout the fight before finishing the contest with a barrage of knees and punches 3:37 into round two. Related » Matches to Make After UFC 221 Finally, da Silva earned the evening’s other “Performance of the Night” for his third-round submission of Ben Nguyen at flyweight.

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That totally depends on the break. I broke mine playing footy, totally fucked it when I tried to stand. Plaster for 18 weeks. A guy I knew broke his & played rugby for another 40 minutes. Don't get me wrong after that he was fucked for months but he could stand....

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Yeah...you're right but I hope mma evolves one day and makes a rule that if you cant get a sub or ko/tko on the ground in 30 seconds you are forced to stand up regardless of position. I respect the ground game but its not what 90% tune in to see..its about entertainment/the fans.

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Curtis Blaydes Grounds and Pounds Mark Hunt (UFC 221 Results) | MMAWeekly.com

Blaydes looked to establish his jab early and take advantage of a significant reach advantage but Hunt stayed just out of reach of Blaydes’ punches.  After quickly getting back to his feet after being taken down, Hunt landed a right hand that wobbled Blaydes.  He followed with another and knocked the Chicago native down.  Blaydes immediately got back to his feet and decided to get the fight to the ground. 

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UFC 221 play-by-play and live results

Round 1 – Abe winds up working to the center, and they trade kicks from range. Abe quick on the trigger early, but Jumeau happy to counter as he retreats. Abe still working the legs and adding punches behind it. Big right over the top for Jumeau. Another big shot staggers Abe a bit. Jumeau showing patience with his follow. Jumeau catches a kick from his opponent, but Abe drives in a nice right hand. Halfway through the round. Abe still pressing, and he lands a big right hand. Jumeau forced to cover as Abe unleashes a barrage of strikes that are mostly blocked. Abe finally backs away. Jumeau drives forward, but Abe with a big right hand. Jumeau hurt and covering. Abe again trying to unleash a flurry of shots. Jumeau kneeling but does work back to his feet through the strikes. On the restart, Jumeau pushes an off-balance Abe to the ground, but the Japanese fighter pops back to his feet and lands another big right hand. They trade punches on the feet, and MMAjunkie gives a fun first to Abe, 10-9.

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Yoel Romero's Money Problems Continue, Reebok Deal Fines Him For Missed Weight Too - MMA Imports

As part of the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok, the sport’s apparel company compensates UFC competitors for their octagon performances. The total compensations is dependent on the number of fights each competitor has achieved inside the octagon, under the Zuffa-era of the WEC and under the Zuffa-era of Strikeforce.

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Yoel Romero Demolishes Luke Rockhold with Vicious Third Round Knockout | MMAWeekly.com

As soon as Romero saw an opening in Rockhold’s defense, he leapt forward with a monstrous left hand that floored the former champion against the cage. Romero quickly followed up with another left uppercut that detonated on Rockhold’s chin as he was laid out flat on the canvas — and with that, the former Olympic silver medalist earned his sixth third-round finish in the UFC.

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Chris Weidman Caught Being Smug As F*ck Watching Rockhold's K.O. From Cage Side - Look! - MMA Imports

Not one single person on the planet, enjoyed watching Luke Rockhold get knocked out in the UFC 221 main event more than former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman.

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Israel Adesanya compares his UFC debut to Conor McGregor's | BJPenn.com

“This isn’t my first rodeo. I’m used to this. I’ve been watching the UFC for a long time,” he said. “I know how this works. I’ve prepped, visualized all this and it’s happening now. I just need to roll with it. I ran toward this fight. It’s been a long time. It’s not an eight-week training camp. It’s been an eight-year training camp.”

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Mark Hunt Breaks His Silence On Tough UFC 221 Defeat - MMA Imports

In Saturday’s UFC 221 co-main event, a legend in Mark Hunt returned to action against a surging young prospect, Curtis Blaydes.

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UFC on Twitter

Jingliang is a dirty fighter... not interested in seeing him fight in the UFC ever again... Fingers in the eyes, fingers inside Jake’s gloves, heal wedged between the mat edge and fence all stuff you could see plain as day on tv... #ufc221

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UFC 221 play-by-play and live results

Round 1 – Abe winds up working to the center, and they trade kicks from range. Abe quick on the trigger early, but Jumeau happy to counter as he retreats. Abe still working the legs and adding punches behind it. Big right over the top for Jumeau. Another big shot staggers Abe a bit. Jumeau showing patience with his follow. Jumeau catches a kick from his opponent, but Abe drives in a nice right hand. Halfway through the round. Abe still pressing, and he lands a big right hand. Jumeau forced to cover as Abe unleashes a barrage of strikes that are mostly blocked. Abe finally backs away. Jumeau drives forward, but Abe with a big right hand. Jumeau hurt and covering. Abe again trying to unleash a flurry of shots. Jumeau kneeling but does work back to his feet through the strikes. On the restart, Jumeau pushes an off-balance Abe to the ground, but the Japanese fighter pops back to his feet and lands another big right hand. They trade punches on the feet, and MMAjunkie gives a fun first to Abe, 10-9.

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Kyle Johnson on Twitter

Tai Tuivasa just chugged beer out of a shoe. #UFC221 pic.twitter.com/6aLsbYHmFb

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BJ Penn on Twitter

Mark Hunt ranked no.5 in HW division aged 43. Sign of lack of depth at this weight class or testament to the raw talent of the Super Samoan..? #UFCPerth

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UFC 221 ‘Rockhold vs. Romero’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round-by-Round Scoring

Luke Rockhold vs. Yoel Romero Mark Hunt vs. Curtis Blaydes Tai Tuivasa vs. Cyril Asker Jake Matthews vs. Li Jingliang Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov Damien Brown vs. Dong Hyun Kim Rob Wilkinson vs. Israel Adesanya Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Sherdog's live UFC 221 coverage kicks off Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Check out the MMA Forums to discuss the card or enter your comments and predictions below. Luke Jumeau vs. Daichi Abe Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Teruto Ishihara vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Ross Pearson vs. Mizuto Hirota Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jussier da Silva vs. Ben Nguyen Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Jeremy Kennedy vs. Alexander Volkanovski Round 1 Sherdog Scores Round 2 Sherdog Scores Round 3 Sherdog Scores The Official Result Rob Wilkinson vs.

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Jake Matthews overcame everything including EYE GOUGING to get the win over Li Jingliang! #UFC221 pic.twitter.com/McLyeL8hJj

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UFC 221 results: 'Maestro' Dong Hyun Kim takes split decision from Damien Brown

Brown and Kim pushed some jabs out and faked and feinted in the first couple minutes. But almost out of nowhere, Brown threw a hard right kick out after two minutes and took Kim’s feet out from under him. Kim smiled when he got up off the canvas, but Brown’s kick was effective again not long after that.

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Kennedy gets back to his feet and feeds Volkanovski a knee off a jab. Kennedy shoots in but Volk stuffs it and powers his way on top of Kennedy #UFC221

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Luke Rockhold and UFC 221's other losing fighters?

After every event, fans wonder whom the losing fighters will be matched up with next. And with another night of UFC action in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard’s shoes, and play UFC matchmaker for UFC 221’s losing fighters.

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Yeah he’s done. Ever notice how he never breaks news anymore? Like you’ll never hear about about a new fight for the first time from him. That’s because he has no sources anymore. In fact it’s getting to the point where when he says “I’m hearing....” you can assume the opposite.

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Blaydes: Ngannou hits harder than Mark Hunt. No disrespect to Mark Hunt. They both hit hard, but Ngannou hits harder. So, I knew I had a chin.

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Israel Adesanya: I Had More Hype Than Conor McGregor Before His UFC Debut

If you didn’t know already, Israel Adesanya is a confident sort. The 28-year-old Nigerian improved to 12-0 in his professional career at UFC 221 , as he cruised past Rob Wilkinson in a second-round TKO victory in a preliminary middleweight contest in Perth, Australia on Saturday night. Adesanya, who also owns a 50-5 record as a kickboxer and a 5-1 mark as a boxer, has the makings of a star in the UFC thanks to an entertaining style. Prior to his Octagon debut, “The Last Style Bender” gained some notoriety for a first-round stoppage of UFC and Bellator veteran Melvin Guillard at Australian Fighting Championship on July 28. While Guillard has competed most of his career at lightweight, Wilkinson was a true middleweight and figured to be a better test. Related » Matches to Make After UFC 221 Don’t tell that to Adesanya, who delivered on the hype that preceded him. And he wasn’t afraid to make a comparison to the biggest star in the Las Vegas-based promotion today. “The pressure has been the same since the jump, since 2008 when I started fighting,” Adesanya said.

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